Your Nonprofit Nuggets

Because your time is spent giving to others, here’s something for you. Nonprofit Nuggets are free resources to help increase your impact.

Whether it’s a few tips around how to better practice donor engagement or a video breaking down volunteer recruitment, everything on this page is designed to make life easier for nonprofit professionals.

Nuggets for the Taking

The Skill and Craft of Storytelling

Tyler Jones, a pastor at Vintage Church, illuminates us on the craft of storytelling as a skill that must be honed. And he leaves us with this thought: “If you’re not practicing and laboring to tell better stories, you’re probably very gifted, and you’re wasting your gift.”

The Role of Storytelling in Fundraising

Through leading Creative Visions, the business he started as a freshman at NC State University, and serving as the board chair for Hope Reins, Allin Foulkrod has learned a thing or two about storytelling. The most important? Authenticity. Check him out in this Nonprofit Nugget.

What Happens When You Tell A Story

When we approached Curamericas Executive Director Andrew Herrara about shooting this nugget on storytelling with us, we thought he’d talk about the importance of storytelling. You know, something basic. For your sake, we’re glad he didn’t.

Experiential Marketing with Jedidiah Gant

After attending Jedidiah Gant’s breakout session at the AMA Triangle’s High Five Conference, we had to catch up with him to learn more about the genius of experiential marketing and how powerful it can be for nonprofits.

Marketing Advice from World Vision: Part Two

In part two of our nugget from Laura Blank of World Vision, she exposes how the lack of communication between internal departments stifles prospective impact.

Marketing Advice from World Vision

We got to sit down with Laura Blank, Public Relations Senior Advisor for World Vision USA! And she schooled us on how one of the largest organizations in the world communicates with its donors.

Fundraising Advice from Three Experts

We found it fitting to pull powerful fundraising excerpts from our recent interviews with Daniel Alexander, Kim Kelly Tschirret, and Jim Dotson for this Nonprofit Nugget.

Marketing: A Worthy Investment

Why should nonprofits invest in marketing? Great question. We searched and found answers from the Triangle’s nonprofit whisperer, Jim Dotson of Mission Increase Foundation of Raleigh.

Where Marketing & Fundraising Meet

We come across a lot of nonprofits that separate marketing from development. Daniel Alexander from Jobs for Life shares his insight on the proven strategy of pairing storytelling with fundraising.